August 03, 2021
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - Churchill Downs is getting a $135 million dollar facelift, with parts of the re-design expected to be ready for the next Kentucky Derby in 2022.
Among the new updates announced Wednesday by Churchill Downs, Inc. is a renovated grandstand area, which will be called the Homestretch Club. It will overlook the famous track’s homestretch adjacent to the Twin Spires and include three new seating options.
The all-inclusive tickets for the Homestretch Club will include 3,250 all-inclusive seats, 30 trackside lounges along the rail, 66 terraced dining tables, 2,610 upgraded stadium club seats and five private VIP lounges.
The $45 million Homestretch Club’s creation will downsize the current number of grandstand seats by nearly 2,000 to make room for the changes. It is expected to be complete by May 2022, in time for the Kentucky Derby.
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